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Reference WMO137151

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Memorial Gardens

Wide Bargate Green

Boston

PE21 6SR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Latin cross atop a large plinth and four steps. On one face is the insignia of Boston with the motto 'Per mare et per terram'. Lettering for WWI names is incised. For WWII names are raised on a bronze plaque.
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To the glory of God and in memory of the people of Boston who died in two wars 1914-1918 and 1939-1945. 'He died the noblest death a man may die fighting for God and Right and Liberty and such a death is immortality'. John Oxenham.'There is but one task for all, for each one life to give, who stands if Freedom fall, who dies if England live?' Rudyard Kipling. 'Went the day well. We died and never knew but, well or ill, England we died for you'. J M Edmonds

Grade II (England)

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